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Stacey Lee Donohue. "Introduction to Fiction." http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6MF53. Syllabus for an online course.

Oscar Martinez-Peñate. El Salvador Sociología General. http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M60X9V. Monograph.

Lisa Zunshine. Getting Inside Your Head: What Cognitive Science Can Tell Us about Popular Culture. http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6T60N. Monograph.

Mark Sample. "Interactive Digital Narratives." http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6JW36. Syllabus.

Laura Green. "Hall of Mirrors: Radclyffe Hall's The Well of Loneliness and Modernist Fictions of Identity." http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6DK60. Journal article.

Margaret Morganroth Gullette. "The Violence of Ageism (Dr. Dao and Walking While Old)." http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6KV1D. Blog post.

Amy Rippon. An examination into the ways that academic libraries can use social media to support information literacy teaching. http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6TT30 MLIS dissertation.

Marika Rose. "The Christian Legacy is Incomplete: For and Against Žižek." http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M6ZR25. Journal article.

Jesús R. Velasco. "The International National: Ius Commune and the fictions of citizenship." http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M62N22. Conference paper.

Ulrich Herb. "Open Access zwischen Revolution und Goldesel. Eine Bilanz fünfzehn Jahre nach der Erklärung der Budapest Open Access Initiative." http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/M69K96. Journal article.

Featured Post: "A Mysterious Lone Comic Strip in the Fliegende Blätter"


By Paul Malone

1924 was a big year for one of Germany’s longest-lived satirical tabloid magazines, the Fleigende Blätter (1844-1944; Blätter rhymes with “better”). The title literally means “flying leaves,” by extension “loose leaves, or sheets of paper.” Printed weekly by the Munich firm of Braun & Schneider, the Fliegende Blätter had a pedigree that included having published such renowned artists as Wilhelm Busch (1832-1908) and Carl Spitzweg (1808-1885).

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